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I’ll confess that even for this Luhrmann fan, the movie took some getting used to. The first 20 minutes are frustratingly antic. As Luhrmann sets the stage for the tale of Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) – mysterious millionaire of West Egg, dogged pursuer of married socialite Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and curious friend of our narrator, aspiring stockbroker Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) – he seems to be intent on making up for the tameness of Moulin Rouge With a camera that never rests, lines of dialogue interrupted with unnecessary cuts and a general, hurtling breathlessness, the early moments of the film feel as if they’re taking place inside some sort of domed Disney ride – Gatsbyland!
Dare I also credit Luhrmann with exercising some self-discipline? Given his Romeo + Juliet past, it would have been expected that Luhrmann would contort The Great Gatsby into some sort of tragic romance, with Gatsby and Daisy as star-crossed lovers. But one of the haunting elements of Fitzgerald’s novel is that they cross their own stars. By allowing DiCaprio to emphasize Gatsby’s fatal flaw – his need for total control over Daisy – Luhrmann makes the tragedy here feel true.
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We are indeed a polarized nation, one that has become much more polarized over the last 5 1/2 years. Our political leaders, who should be leading the way towards economic and fiscal sanity, military strength, intra-societal healing, and reasonable political consensus, are instead aiding and abetting the processes of fiscal excess, and political, economic and class warfare, because it makes for great sound bites, poll numbers, and is effective short-term electoral strategy. It’s a great concern to me, as I believe the damage done to be lasting and cumulative — and I see no cure for it, until we as a nation sit up, go to the polls, and demand real accountability and a reckoning from our leadership on election day.
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